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Layoffs and Downsizing

Layoffs and Downsizing
Layoffs and downsizing both refer to reductions that companies make in staff.
Layoffs and downsizing both refer to reductions that companies make in staff. « Show less

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  • Government shutdown? Blame Republicans, readers say

    Government shutdown? Blame Republicans, readers say
    The president's Affordable Care Act may be unpopular, and Americans may be wary about raising the debt ceiling — but shut down the federal government? Polls show that Americans don't want that to happen, and our readers' opinions reflect that....
  • Despite shutdown, most federal financial regulators remain on job

    Despite shutdown, most federal financial regulators remain on job
    WASHINGTON -- Although the federal government began a partial shutdown Tuesday, most financial regulators remained on the job because their agencies are funded outside the congressional appropriations process. But the effects of the shutdown still...
  • Government shutdown: FAA safety inspectors among those furloughed

    Government shutdown: FAA safety inspectors among those furloughed
    The Federal Aviation Administration’s air traffic controllers will continue to work during the government shutdown, but more than 110 safety inspectors and other staff will be furloughed at airports across Southern California. The furloughs --...
  • House Democrats reject GOP plan to reopen some parts of government

    House Democrats reject GOP plan to reopen some parts of government
    WASHINGTON – The latest proposal from House Republicans to reopen only certain parts of government failed Tuesday night as Democrats insisted they would not pick winners and losers among federal services, and the White House threatened a veto. The...
  • Businesses are feeling effect of partial government shutdown

    Businesses are feeling effect of partial government shutdown
    WASHINGTON — The effect of the partial government shutdown began hitting businesses Tuesday, with the potential for bigger problems if federal agencies remained closed more than a few days. A budget stalemate left many agencies with no money,...
  • 'Trouble with the Curve' trouble! Layoffs hit Paramount Pictures.

    'Trouble with the Curve' trouble! Layoffs hit Paramount Pictures.
    After the coffee. Before getting into baseball playoff mode. The Skinny: I'm still trying to get through the second episode of NBC's "The Blacklist." I do like James Spader, but I'm not sold on the show yet. Wednesday's headlines include layoffs at...
  • Letters: This unnecessary government shutdown

    Letters: This unnecessary government shutdown
    Re "Congress fails to stop shutdown," Oct. 1 A sect of the Republican Party has again flexed its political muscle and effectively shut down the government because it doesn't feel it necessary for those without healthcare insurance now to be able to...
  • Government shutdown: Forget the parks. Children, parents, spouses hit

    Government shutdown: Forget the parks. Children, parents, spouses hit
    As veterans continued to liberate lightly barricaded national monuments in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, the federal government shutdown stands to hit children and the disadvantaged particularly hard if the days wear on. Here's a tour of some of the...
  • Southern California offices slow to fill in second quarter

    Southern California offices slow to fill in second quarter
    Southern California's office market improved only slightly for landlords in the second quarter, even though many companies have been hiring new workers as the economy has continued to mend. In a few hot spots, such as the Westside of Los Angeles...
  • Iran labor protest: Sign of daunting challenges for next president

    Iran labor protest: Sign of daunting challenges for next president
    TEHRAN -- More than 200 steelworkers staged a demonstration Tuesday in front of the Iranian parliament, protesting layoffs and unpaid salaries in an illustration of the daunting economic challenges facing President-elect Hassan Rouhani. One of the laid-...
  • Greece handing pink slips to more than 25,000 public employees

    Greece handing pink slips to more than 25,000 public employees
    ATHENS – Bowing to pressure from international lenders, Greece on Wednesday moved to put more than 25,000 state workers on notice for dismissal by the end of the year in the first official winnowing of its costly civil sector. The legislation,...